Multiple dates-weather dependant

Sky Dive

Anyone over the age of 16 can book to take part in this amazing experience and jump with the fully qualified British Parachute Association instructors at Black Knights Parachute Centre
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Multiple dates available

Snowdon Challenge

Get your walking boots on and hike up Snowdon in aid of Once Upon a Smile!
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Smile Mile – Children’s event

Children will be thrilled when taking part in our popular Smile Mile challenge as they work together to complete a mile to raise funds for Once Upon a Smile.
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During December

Sidley’s Santa Dash

Sidley's Santa Dash is BACK!
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10 December

Bolton Santa Dash

Fundraise and have fun at the Bolton Arena Santa Dash!
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1 March - 31 March

Miles of Smiles

Throughout March, why not challenge yourself with a walk, swim or run and help fundraise for Once Upon a Smile.
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10 March

MBNA Chester 10K

The MBNA Chester 10K is the only city based 10K in Chester. This is a great introductory race for new runners and an ideal stepping stone if you're aiming for a half marathon in the future.
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23 March

The Ultra Loop 50k

Take on The Ultra Loop at the stunning Heaton park next spring for an unforgettable experience.
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14 April

Manchester Marathon

Be a part of one of the Manchester Marathon 2024, this route is flat and friendly with an incredible atmosphere!
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11 May

Dragon Boat Challenge 2024

The Dragon Boat Challenge taking place in May 2024 is sure to be a fun day out for all!
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26 May

Great Manchester Run 2024

The AJ Bell Great Manchester Run is back on Sunday 26 May 2024, take part for Once Upon a Smile.
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22 June - 23 June

Experience Summer Solstice in Snowdon

Experience the magic of Snowdon for Summer Solstice this June
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28 June - 30 June

Trafford Palazzo Abseil

Abseil the iconic Trafford Palazzo tower this June!
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Without you, we wouldn’t be here. Together we can make a difference.

There are lots of ways in which you can support us, through one off donation, hosting and event at your school or work, explore setting up a monthly donation or join our lottery.

How you can get involved

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Let us know about your Fundraiser

Register your fundraising event with us and our dedicated staff will give you a helping hand along the way.

Sidley’s Smile Club

Set up a monthly donation and join Sidley’s Smile Club. Regular donations really help us plan ahead.

Ways to Support Us

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There are so many ways to donate to Once Upon a Smile, such as events, challenges and more.

If you can’t fundraise but still want to help us

Donate Here